Lives of the Monks of Palestine

The narrow stretch of desert between the Jordan Valley and the hill country of Judea drew great biblical prophets-Elijah and John the Baptist-and unforgettable christian ascetics.

Author: Cyril (of Scythopolis)

Publisher: Burns & Oates

ISBN: 0879079142

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 306

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The narrow stretch of desert between the Jordan Valley and the hill country of Judea drew great biblical prophets 'Elijah and John the Baptist 'and unforgettable christian ascetics. Our best source of information on this movement from AD 400-600 comes from Cyril's pen.